Actress Jean Simmons dies
Actress Jean Simmons, one of the most beguiling movie actresses of the 1940s and '50s, has died at the age of 80. She may have been best known for her performance of Ophelia, opposite Laurence Olivier in "Hamlet" (1948), and as a conflicted evangelist in 1960's "Elmer Gantry," with Burt Lancaster.
Adam Bernstein has written an obituary.
In another of her more celebrated roles, Simmons played opposite Marlon Brando in "Guys and Dolls" in 1955:
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